Serco Leisure

Head Chef - Aylesbury

Serco Leisure
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Up to £26,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
16 Jul 2019
13 Aug 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Head Chef - Stoke Mandeville Stadium

Location: Aylesbury, Bucks,

Salary: up to £26,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits

Contract: Full Time – 40 Hours per week

Stoke Mandeville Stadium is the National Centre for Disability Sport and boasts the highest grade of facilities for our leading sportsmen and women. This high-grade leisure complex has become known as the ‘home of wheelchair sport’ and the ‘birthplace of the Paralympic Games’. Our aim is to become an inspirational sporting facility shared and enjoyed by both disabled and non-disabled sports men and women.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team at Stoke Mandeville who are recruiting for a Head Chef to work full time, 40 hours per week working, on a shift pattern 5 days out of 7 including 6am starts and 10.30pm finishes.

Role Overview

As the successful candidate, you will inspire, lead, motivate and supervise the Kitchen team and have full responsibility for food storing, preparation, production, cooking and service to the all catering outlets including but not limited to restaurants, cafes and bars, conference and Banqueting, outside catering and private dining.

You will be responsible for designing menu’s that include healthy options for elite athletes, on site team and visitors to events.

About You

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate a previous experience as a Head Chef in a hotel or in the travel, leisure and tourism industry.

You should have a good eye for detail ensuring that the Kitchen is operating at the expected high level as set out by the organisation.

You will be energetic and enthusiastic with a real passion for cooking with fresh ingredients, to wow our guests.

Education and Knowledge

  • City & Guilds diploma in professional cookery
  • BTEC HND in professional cookery
  • Health and safety level 3
  • Food hygiene certificate to level 3
  • Competent computer skills with word, XL and Outlook or similar

What to do next…..

If you are interested in applying for this rare opportunity to join our, high-performing, friendly and supportive Leisure team; where you will benefit from a wealth of knowledge and expertise, then please apply now and upload an up to date copy of your CV and cover letter

Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust’s Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust’s employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company’s policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.

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